Full Time English Teacher in a Beautiful Casle Town in Kyushu (Starting in Spring)

Keio Academy
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Job Overview

  • Employer Type Direct Hire
  • Industry Education / Teaching
  • Salary ¥2,700,000 / Year (Starting at 2700000 (most teachers will earn more than this)
  • English Level Native level
  • Japanese Level Not necessary
  • Restricted to Domestic Applicants? Overseas applicants allowed
  • Visa Sponsorship Yes

Job Requirements

Your Qualifications:

  • Passion for teaching students 3-15 years old
  • Bachelor's degree required (university/college degree)
  • Native or can prove native-level fluency
  • Valid driver's license (preferred)
  • ESL/EFL teaching experience (preferred)
  • Conversational Japanese (preferred)
  • Certification in (CELTA/TESOL/TEFL) (Preferred)

Job Description

About Us: 

Keio Academy, was founded in 1984.  It is a well-known and respected institution in Northern Kyushu.  We currently have 3 schools with around 400 students.  Our school policy is to provide the best educational environment for all learners, from infants to working adults.

About the Position:

We are looking for people with positive personalities who enjoy teaching and we try to place our teachers where they will succeed best. The hired teacher will provide lessons not only at our 3 Keio Academy schools, but also at local kindergartens, elementary schools and/or businesses, so there are many opportunities to gain or improve your teaching skills and form bonds with students and the local community.

  • Contract: Commencing April 1st, 2024 (Training starts in mid-March)
  • Hours: 5 days a week, usually 22-25 lesson hours per week. (40 total working hours)

City Description:

Nakatsu City is castle town in northern Kyushu. It is a mid-sized city home to many shrines (including the famous Usa Jingu), temples, teahouses and the yearly Gion festival. It is also near larger city like Fukuoka or the hot springs resort town of Beppu. (More information in the Company Description)


  • Airfare for overseas hires: Provided (up to 100,000yen)
  • Holidays: 5 weeks of paid vacation (25 days plus the connected weekends)
  • Visa and Health Care: Sponsorship provided
  • Training provided from March (as available)
  • Matched payments for social insurance and pension
  • Experience with real teaching and lesson planning
  • Furnished apartment (rent is 47,000yen/monthly)

How to Apply:

If you are interested in working for Keio Academy, please send us:
1. Your resume
2. A cover letter
3. A recent photo of yourself
We recommend you also send us any other photos, videos or documents that let us know what kind of person/teacher you are.

Thank you for reading and we are looking forward to hearing from you.

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47-1 Kanate, Nakatsu, Oita, Japan

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Started in 1984, there are now four Keio Academy schools in Japan and one in Taiwan. Our main office is located in Nakatsu City. Nakatsu is a castle town in northern Kyushu. It has a... read more about Keio Academy
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Tokyo Office
C/O Global Village Media
1-7-20-B2 Yaesu, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
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